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Tire size 
I have a 2012 dodge grand caravan se, current summer tires are 225/65r16. I bought tires on rims for the winter but made an error in size, I bought 225/70r16. …

2012 Dodge Grand Caravan tires 
Can I safely use 225 60 r16 98h tires for my 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan instead of the recommended 225 65 r16 100s? Editorial Comment: The tires …

Changing tire sizes 
On my F-150 truck, my tire size is 265 70 R16. I currently have a flat and cannot afford another tire however my friend is giving me tire size 205 …

Will larger tires work 
I have a 2014 Kia Rio hatchback and I am currently on tires that are 185/65/r16. My dad wants to give me brand new tires and rims but they are 215/65/r16. …

Taller and Wider 
Toyota Sienna 2004-2010 has 2 types of OEM wheel size: 1. 215/65R16 with Rim size 16x6.5 offset 50mm 2. 225/60R17 with Rim size 17x6.5 offset 45mm …

Tire fitment  
I have a 2013 toyota camry se, stock tires 215/55-17. I just bought 18x8 rims. I want to know what's the best tire fitment that will not rub. I think …

Another Tire size change question 
I have an AWD crossover that is equipped with 215-55-18 tires. Is it unsafe or inadvisable (or even incapable) to change both rears to 245-60-18 tires? …

tire upsized 
I have an old BMW 540i with 235/45x17 tires on 8J wheels. I'm considering a purchase of a set of winter tires at a very good price but they are 225/60x17. …

tire sizes  
Currently it has 215 70 r15 but I believe the rims are 16's. How can I tell what size the rims are. Telling rim size: It is highly unlikely …

Different size tires on front 
I just purchased 2 new tires for the front of my 2007 Nissan Quest. I just looked at the receipt and they put Honda Odyssey(?)! I looked up my size …

will 185/70 r15 fit 2011 hyundai accent 
i have 185/70 r15 snow tires on 15' wheel they are also 4x100 will they fit on my wife's 2011 hyundai accent (sedan) the factory is 185/65 r14 many thanks …

tires 
I own a dodge journey 2010 SXT and i have some tires that are 225/65/ 17 but i am wanting to put a wider tire on and the size is 245/75 17 would these …

aging differences between brands 
I have a vehicle that is always parked outdoors with no cover, and on which I put very few miles. Tires age and crack before the tread wears out. I am …

205/60/16 Front 225/50/17 Rear 
Previously, i posted a thread with 205/60/16 front and 205/65/15 on a 2002 Camry. You guys said it is OK. I have four 205/60/16 winter tires. I am …

Two different sizes on front 
I have a 235 15 and a 215 15 on the front of my truck is this ok? About mixing tire sizes: This is definitely a bad practice and is never recommended …

2013 Prius V Toyo Proxes A20 Inside Sidewall Crack 
I have a 2013 Prius V with 43K. Granted the tires are wearing down and are probably ready for a new set in a 5K or so based on the remaining thread. …

Steering Noise in 2004 Mazda 6  
When I crank the wheel all the way it sounds like a crunching noise or creaking sound. Regarding your steering wheel noise: The only plausible …

Tire Size Issues Part 6 
On a 1986 Toyota 4x4 truck, I have 235/75/15 inch tires on the back and front. Can I put another size 15 inch tires on the front? I rarely have it …

Tire Size Issues Part 3 
I just got a great deal on two tires for my Ford Windstar, however, They are 205/65 R15 while those on the van are 205/75 R15. Is it wise to purchase …

Tire Size Issues 
I have a 2004 Volvo S60. I know the proper tire size is 195/65 but I have a set of brand new snow tires 215/60. I was wondering if these tires are …

Tire Chains of 215/60/R17 on a 215/55/R17 tire 
Just bought a new car and my chains are not quite right fit. Is this too far off to use or should I go out and buy new chains? Thanks. Editorial …

Low Profile Tires 
I have a 2001 Pontiac Montana with the 3400 engine in it, it currently has 215 70 15's on it. I am going to go low profile with the tires on my factory …

Unknown Tyre Pressure 
Just installed 235/75/15 Cooper AT3 tyres on a 1988 Toyota Dyna Dual Cab. The dealer suggested running tyre pressure at 55 psi. I think this is …

Tire Size Q&A 
I have a 2012 Nissan Rogue. Can I go from P225/55R18 to P235/60R18 tires? Editorial Comment: Use our Tire Size Calculator to compare the …

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Tire Size Issues Part 2 
I have a 185/60/r15 have to me so my 2000 mustang can get off of a doughnut. The original tire size is supposed to be 205/65/15 but will this replacement …

Car pulls to right 
Had car aligned- still pulled right. Had front tires swapped. still slight pull. Do I have a bad tire? Editorial Comment: Using plain common sense, …

SAFE LIFE OF TIRES 
My understanding is that the safe life of tires is 10 years. I have "Red Line" tires that I purchased 40 years ago. They have been mounted but in storage …

Tire Size Q&A part 2 
i have a 2001 mazda tribute,i would like to know if i can run 265/70/16 on the rear and 255/70/16 on the front

Extra Weight Causes Rubbing 
Why do I hear my tires rubbing when I put things in the trunk of my 2002 Hyundai Accent, or when I am turning a corner. My tire size is 205/40ZR17. …

Tires Types 
I bought a 2012 Camaro RS that needs new front tires. The rears are new Hankook tires. I thought I would get the same tire for the front, but the rear …

Tire Size Q&A part 3 
I have a 2001 toyota avalon xl with 205/65/r15 tires and I wana put 206/55/r16 on it .

265/70r15 or 31x10.5r15 tire for 7 inch rim 
I have a 1995 GMC Sierra single cab 2wd and am wondering if I should i get 265/70r15 or 31x10.5r15 tire to change the tire size from 235/75r15 which …

will they be safe 
I'm trying to find out if 2255517's will be safe for my 17 inch mustang rims they are 6.5 inches wide.

Tire Size Issues Part 5 
2008 nissan rouge 225/60/17 . Can I put 215/70/16 on the same rims or do I have to buy more

narrower and taller for better winter handling? 
Hi. I want to switch my 05 envoy tires which are 245/65/17 stock to a narrower and taller tire for better performance in snow. My question is how far should …

Tire Size Issues Part 4 
Hello, Mechanics, Recommended tire size for my 2004 Pontiac grand am SE is 225 50 R16. I have a chance to buy two sets of used, studded snow tires, size …

Help Needed to Find a Tire Bleeder Valve  
I am in search of a bleeder valve that will automatically bleed the air pressure down to a specific psi. And then shut off automatically at that psi. …

I had a rear tire that broke a band 
The replacement tire at the moment on the passenger side rear is 215/?/R18. The other 3 are the normal size 235/55/R18 and I was wondering if it is ok …

TIRE WEAR ON SIENNA 
Im already on my 4 set of tires on my 2010 sienna. I rotate and do alignment every 6000 miles and tires still wear on the outer edge. Im planning to …

Tire chain substitution 
Can I use my 205/75 R15 tire chains on 205/65 R15 tires?

Speed Rating 
What if a vehicle (sports sedan) that is supposed to have V rated tires (sports sedan) has T rated tires (family sedan/vans) on it. Would it be wise to …

Maximum weight to balance a tire 
What is the maximum amount of weight that should be put on a tire in order to balance it? These tires are on a 2004 Dodge Diesel 2500. Tire size: 325 …

Wires visible on sidewall of nexen radian ht tires 
These tires are on my daughters Nissan Xterra, they have 6/32 of tread but I am seeing little silver wires coming through the sidewalls. Is this common? …

tire selection 
my car is Hyundai 2005 sonata so i want to change my winter tires, my actually tire size is p205/70 or 65/R15 my friend ha a set of four all seasonal …

18" rims on to replace 225/60 R 17 pontica montana 
My pontica Montana is 225/60R17. Can i put a size 18" rims on my pontica? Editorial comment: If you switch to 18" rims, you will have no problem …

how to tell year tire made 
how to tell year tiers are made I don't know if my is old Editorial Comment: Ever since the year 1971, tires made for sale in the USA are required …

speedometer variance 
would having p185 65r14 tires on a saturn that calls for p175 70r14 tires make the speedometer register 8 mph slow. I got pulled for doing 80 in a 65, …

Tire type for Maximum comfort 
I am looking for maximum comfort in basically any tire… So I know that a 55 series tire has a slightly higher sidewall which would tend to give more …

Changing speed rating of replacement tires 
2012 Grand Caravan came with H rated Kumhos. Thinking of replacing with Cooper CS4s. Tire dealers said T-rated is OK. Is it? Editorial Comment: …

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Mismatched tires in the rear. 
I have a Dodge Ram 4x4 1500 truck. I recently got this truck going again after replacing the rear axle w/a used one. Anyhow, I have 245/75r/16 on the both …

2012 Honda Crosstour summer tire replacement 
I have a 2012 Honda Crosstour V6 AWD - summer tires are 225 60 R18. The car rides pretty high which is nice in the Winter but I would like to lower it …

How to tell the age of this Tire & Wheel 
I have a 6.00 - 16" Cooper tire mounted on a Wire Spoke Wheel. The Wheel is attached to a Break Drum which fits a tapered spindle. The wheel has 5 holes …

2 sets of tires varying by tire width & load index. What's the optimal installation placement for these tires? 
One of my rear tires was busted so had to replace it. Since I can't afford new tires at the moment, I was advised to consider used tires. So I did. …

Wheels and Rims 
I own a 2003 Chrysler town and country my size is 215/65/16 I want to put on some rims I have with a tire size of 235/75/15 can it be done and if not …

Buy all new tires or just replace front ones on my 2000 pontiac montana xl van? 
the front tires on my 2000 pontiac montana xl van are worn and need replacing but the back ones are fine for awhile. Do I need to replace all 4 tires …

Michelin Defender 215/65r16 tires 
Can I put Michelin defender 215/65r16 tires on my 2009 honda element? My element calls for 215/70r16. Just got a steal on these tires, but unsure it …

difference between p235-65R16 WS60 p235-65 R16 WS70 tires 
We have 2 tires size p235-65R16 WS60 that have good tread. In order to try to match these 2 tires we have to go to p235-65 R16 WS70 on our 2009 Equinox. …

Are these tires compatible? 
I bought a Volvo S60 2004 and need winter tires and rims. They're similar in size and I know 16s are an option for the Volvo, so I'm wondering, would …

tire roll 
2006 Nissan Xtrail - really sloppy in turns - sometimes feels like rearend does not want to follow front end around - like I am driving on marbles. Tire …

Mickey Thompson Sportsman Indy series I ( N-50) 
i have a 76 elcamino and i need a N-50 indy series I to match other rear tire which is still new looking i only need one but if discontinued ill have too …

Mismatched tires on car 
What will mismatched tire sizes do to a minivan? I had tires professionally installed and later rotated and balanced. On my last visit to have them rotated …

Quality rv tire made in America.  
We are trying to locate a quality American made rv tire size 225 75 r5 15 to pull a travel trailer 9,000 lbs loaded. We were looking at Cooper but …

Tires from nissian maxima for pontiac montana 
Can you use tires from nissian maxima 1998 to 2001 pontiac montana? My Pontiac Montana has 215/70/15 and i have extra set of tires for my Nissian Maxima …

Tire switch from a passager vehicle to CRV 
Presently I have 4 new tires on a 2004 Toyota Camry: 205/65/15 and would like to put them on my 2004 Honda CRV: 205/70/15 and vice a versa. Will I have …

Tire fitting 
We have a 2006 Pontiac Montana and just bought a 2012 mazda cz7. Will the tires off the Montana fit the cx7 the Montana tire size is 225/60/17 and the …

Tire Concerns: mix match brands of tires 
Can you mix match brands of tires on navigators all wheel drive Our tire store said that you cannot! Editorial Comment: Just to make sure I understand …

Tire concerns: bigger tires voiding car warranty 
Will putting bigger tires on a Dodge Challenger void the car warranty? Will replacing 234-55-18 OEM tires with 255-55-18 tires void the car's warranty? …

Tire Concerns: use sx4 original mga alloy wheel 16 inch in tyre195/65 r15  
I want to use sx4 original mga alloy wheel 16 inch in tyre195/65 r15 is it possible ? Editorial Comment: The information you have provided makes …

bulges on goodyear wrangler 
big buble onside wall size of basket ball this is the forth tire they ar goodyear wrangler at/s lt 215/85 r16 Editorial Comment: If I am reading …

Tire weight 
I have a 1975 VW Westy Camper, will my 195/70 R14 tires carry the weight which is about 3000 lbs I am told. Editorial Comment The weight which most …

Problem with Bridgestone Turanza Tire 
Hi, Last November, when I installed my winter tires, I saw that crack all around my summer tire (see attached pictures). It is perfectly straight …

Tire Concerns: Can I use 4x4 tyres for passanger car? 
I've got a chance to buy pair of brand new Yokohama Advan ST 235/50/18 tires in very low price, but I'm not sure these tires will suit my Jaguar XJ X350. …

Tire Concerns: 235 55 R18 tire rubing 
i have a 2001 Pontiac Montana on 18inch brazen rims just did my front strut now front tiers rub with bottom of strut mount Editorial Comment: You …

Tire Concerns: Mazda CX7..... Hard to find tire  
I have a Mazda CX7 with 215/70R/17 tires. They are Bridgestone duelers which I never liked. I felt they wore out too soon. With 25000 miles on them, they …

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Tire Concerns: RZR WHEELS-CAR TIRES 
I BROKE A TIRE ON MY POLARIS RZR SO I ORDERED A NEW ONE BUT BY THE WEEKEND IT HAD NOT SHOWN UP SO I WENT TO MY LOCAL TIRE STORE AND ASKED IF THEY HAD FOUR …

Tire Concerns: bead leak on aluminum wheel 
I have a bead leak on the aluminum rims on my 2003 Buick Regal LS. I've done the usual and customary fixes such as grinding the corroded area with a …

Bad set of tires 
Recently I purchesed a set of Cyclone Sport A/T tires, 245/75/R16 for my Ford E250 Van. The tires were supposed to have RWL, the tires came BW. I could …

Tire Concerns: what is the best brand of tire 
I need new tires for my 2005 chevy vibe and wonder what is the best brand of tire. Editorial Comment: Some drivers are fiercely loyal to one brand …

Tire Concerns: Changing all four tires on 07 Sport Trac 
Do I really need to change all four tires on my 07 Sport Trac when just one has a minor problem? My Sport Trac is an on-demand 4 wd, the tires have …

Tire Concerns: Car came with H98 Tires, can I replace with T98? 
My 2010 Nissan Rogue XL came with H98 Tires, can I replace them with T98? I purchased it new, it now needs new tires and I want to know if I can replace …

Tire Concern:what happens if I use 94H tire instead of 93V? 
I have a 2009 Lexus ES350 requiring new set of four tires. OE is 215/55/17 with 93v. I found a tire $27 cheaper per tire but 94H instead. I do not drive …

Tire Concerns: Replacing Flat tire 
On my 2000 ML320 Mercedes I have a flat tire (rear) that needs to be replaced. Do I need to replace both rear tires, or at what tread depth difference …

Tire Concerns Change gear ratio when changing to larger tire 
My 91 Ford Ranger came from the factory with P215/70R14 tires, I want to put P235/75R15 tires on the truck and want to know if I need to change the gear …

Tire Concerns: Exchange tires from previous vehicle to new vehicle 
In Sept I put four new P275/60R17 tires on my 2001 Lincoln Navigator , not knowing I would have opportunity to purchase a used 2006 GMC Denali in Dec. …

Tire Concerns: all season tires that go in the snow and ice 
I am looking for a really well made tire (265/65 R18) that is all seasons and performs well in the snow and ice. Editorial Comment: What you are …

Tire Concerns: how can i get that staggerred look? 
Ok so here is the deal. I have a 1997 bmw 528i e39 & want to get that staggerred look on the car without actually changing the rim size. I hear this can …

Tire Concerns: Compatible tires 
I have a 1989 VW Cabriolet with 185/60 15" tires. Can they be replaced with p205 65 r15? Compare your 185/60 15" tires. with p205 65 r15 using our Tire …

Tire Concerns: Regular radial winter vs original equipped LT tires 
I have a F1504x4. I understand the ply issue, but the dealer is telling me that Regular radial winter tires are not designed for the weight, I believe …

Vehicle Specific Tire Issues 
Last year I bought 4 new michelin hydroedge tires size P205/70r15 for my old cuv. My car is having problems now and I'm thinking of getting another newer …

Tire Concerns: Proper tires? 
I have a 1999 Chevy S10 Extended Cab. I recently needed new tires. The dealer suggested "GENERAL ALTIMAX RT" 21/70R-15. Which I bought and had installed. …

Tire Concerns 
I can get a set of used one season Pirelli W 210 Snowsport 205/55R16 91H and I would like to know would they fit okay on my 2012 MINI Cooper S Countryman …

Tire Concerns: Is there a inner tube for a 225 55r18 rim? 
I have some 18" reverse offset rims. The rubber on the inside of the rim is not sealing because it is too close to the bead of the tire. Is there a inner …

Tire Concerns: Are 225 75R16 tire chains compatible with 235 60R 16 tires? 
My tires are 235 60R 16 and I was just given a set of 225 75R 16 chains. Are they compatible? You could use our Tire Size Calculator to get an idea …

Tire Concerns: studded tires 
can I put 235/75/r16 on my 2002 mitsubishi montero sport awd Comment: According to my information, the standard size tire for the 2002 Mitsubishi …

Tire Concerns: tire fitting 
I have a 1999 Grand Caravan AWD can I run 235/75/15 tires. Comment: I don't recall off hand what is the standard tire size of your Grand Caravan. …

Tire Concerns: Yokohama Ice Guard IG20 Tires-195/60R15  
Will the 15 Inch Yokohama Ice Guard IG20 Tires-195 60 15 work on my 1999 nissan Altima getting a good deal for these tires only 200 for the set. Comments: …

is it possible for assymetrical tire to be directional sort of? 
I had my winter tires put on which are Pirelli Snowsport 210. the tires are assymetrical which i understand means they are not directional I may be wrong …

Snow Tire Q&A 
What can you tell me about SAXON snowblazer tires? Are they worthwhile buying or should I keep clear of them. My vehicle is a GMC Envoy. Editorial …

Tire Concerns: Continental tires 
I have had 2 blowouts in my Continental 18 inch tires in the last 2 weeks. I have a Lanver Mitsubishi. I am trying to get the dealership to take them back …

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Tire Concerns: How good are the winter SRX steel radial tires?  
I am planning to buy a set of 4 winter SRX steel radial tires. It says Winter SRX steel radial . How good are these tires? I researched online but not …

Tire Concerns: my car wobbles a lot when i cross 80km/h speed  
i have a honda civic orignal tyre measurement was P195/60HR 15 i replaced them with 205/55R 16 now when i go above 80 my car goes out of control …

Tire Concerns: Tires for class c RV  
Just bought 6 LT225/75R16 E BF GOODRICH A/S COMMERCIAL T/A TIRES. NOTICE WEIGHT CAUSING TIRES TO APPEAR FLAT. BAD CHOICE FOR RV OR DANGEROUS? Comment: …

Tire Concerns: Our minivan are different from manufacturer recommended tires 
Our minivan has different size tires than the size recommended by the manufacturer We're driving a 2000 Chrysler Town and country minivan which we recently …

Tire Concerns how to lower the profile of the tires I use 
Currently my 1995 Saab 900 se has 205 60 15. What would be the lowest profile tire I could get to fit properly? Also what would be other tire size options …

Tire Concerns: Possible manufacturer defect 
I put an outer tie rod end on the pass side of my vehicle and immediately took it out for a test drive. It was on the interstate because it is a flat road, …

Tire Concerns: Fitting ATV chains 
Have a 4X4 four wheeler with knoby rear tires. Got V bar chains to help climb rockie hill sides. Deflated tires, hand fitted the chains, twisted perfect, …

Tire Concerns: different tires and rims 
I am trying to buy new tires for my Oldsmobile Alero and I have 215/60r15 on them right now and the tires I want are 215/55r16. Will the new tires fit …

Tire Concerns: Is it allright to use a passenger car tire on a 4WD truck? 
My next door neighbor recently traded in his car but had 4 almost brand new tires that are the same 16" as my 95 Chevy Silverado 4WD. He said I could have …

are oversized tires safe? 
I have a 2002 Grand Caravan with a tire size of 215/70R15 on it. Is it safe to run 235/70R15 on the front and 255/70R15 on the back? there's an enormous …

Michelin Tires/Generic Names? 
I wanted to know what Other Brand Names does Michelin Tires sell their tires? Editorial Comment: It is impossible to tell …

Tire Concerns: Will I damage a pickup's suspension or steering by changing from 16 inch rims to 17 inch rims? 
I have a 2003 Chevy Silverado Pickup with factory rims and tires (P255/70R16). What would be the effect of changing to 17 inch rims? …

Tire Concerns: Tire ratings, do they matter? 
I have a 2006 Kia Rio LX. I have had tire troubles after the original tires needed replaced. A friend told me it is because I am not replacing the …

Tire Concerns: Clean Sidewall Cut on Michelin Pilot Preceda tire 
One of my 8 month old Michelin Pilot Preceda 245/45R17 95W tires fitted on Mercedes Benz E300 blew out with a 3 inch clean sidewall cut as shown in the …

Tire Concerns: Hercules 24575R16 6 ply tires 
I purchased 4 new Hercules 245/75R16 6 ply tires to use on an 1989 Chevy Pickup on June 29, 2009. The tires have less than 2,500 miles on them. The …

Tire Concerns: Viper brand tires 
The front tires on my 94 cavalier are Viper brand tires. I did not purchase them, so I don't know where they are from. I like the way they look and …

Tire Concerns: New tires installed were manufactured over a year ago! Is that an industry standard? 
The new Goodyear Assurance Comfortreds that were installed on my car today were manufactured in Jan, 2010. By the time that I found this out from …

Tire Concerns: when replacing only 2 tires 
With front wheel drive vehicles, do you put the new tires in the front or rear. My dealer put less thread tires in front, new in back. One of the front …

Tire Concerns: What size Snow chains fit my car 
Will SC 1030 fit my tire which is 215/60R16 My car is a 2002 Nissan Altima.

Tire Concerns: Need Douglas tire 
I have been trying to purchase one Douglas AT 285/75R16 Tire. I cannot find this tire no where. I bought 4, had a wreck, messed up one and now need …

Tire Concerns: Wet traction and road noise in All Season Radials 
I'm getting ready to purchase new 225/55-17 tires for my 1993 Cadillac Seville (base model) that weighs 3625 lbs and has 4-wheel discs & 4-wheel ABS. …

Tire Concerns: Tire Dealer looking for Supplier Offers 
The Walter Medeiros company, located in the Azores Islands. We are auto repairs and also car tires sellers, directly to our customers and also to mount …

Tire Concerns: Recall or defect on douglas 195/60 R15 tires 
I have a Douglas 195/60 R15 rear tire that has plenty of tread on the tire except one flat spot that happened suddenly. It is about eight inches long …

not sure about whick tire is the best choice for this situation 
The car (tires) in question are 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS with a tire size of 215/45r18. Location that the will be driven: Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. …

Tire Concerns: Reliability of Remington XT-120 CTR Tires 
I imported a 1966 Ford Mustang GT coupe to Australia from the US. The car is shod with four new-looking Remington XT-120 CTR tires. I would just …

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Car tires utilized on Motorcycles 
There are a number of individuals that have mounted various DOT approved automotive tires on the rear rims of their large touring and sport-touring motorcycles …

Tire Concerns: The best truck tire for gravel roads 
We do most of our driving on a gravel haul road, 180km. at a time. The road really wears on our tires. What would the best tire be for this size- LT265/70 …

Tire Concerns: The Origin of Tire Safety Week 
National Tire Safety Week was adopted into the Rubber Manufacturers Association's Be Tire Smart – Play Your PART tire care education program in …

Tire concerns: Mixing old and new tires on 4WD vehicle 
I drive a Ford Explorer, XLS, 2002, 4WD. I have been reading about the various gearing combinations, but have found it hard to follow and apply. …

Tire Concerns: How an Engineer buys tires 
Often I make a spreadsheet, apply weighting factors, and have the spreadsheet tell me what I should do. For example when ordering at a restaurant I make …

Tire Concerns: Condition of Motorhome Tires after Non-use. 
I'm concerned about the tires on a motor-home that has been sitting for several years, not driven. Of course the tires look GREAT. They have a lot …

Tire Concerns: OEM tire approval symbols 
I am curious as the car manufacturer's that provide tire approval symbols on the sidewall of their tires. I know the following OEM's do: -Porsche …

Tire Concerns: Decoding Firestone Dual Redline tires 
All that is on the tires is 6.95*14 2 ply polyester DOT E4256 1BE-BD-36437 Can you tell me what year they were made, where, and if they are still …

Tire Concerns: ATV Tire Applications 
I have a Kawasaki Brute Force 750 atv. The front tires are 25x8-12 and the rear are 25x10-12. I have bought 27x10-12 for the front and 27x12-12 for the …

Tire Concerns: Warranty Period of Michelin Tires 
On March 6, 2010 I purchased from Costco a set of new Michelin Energy MXV4 tires that had a manufactured date of "3708" on the DOT code. The tires are …

Tire Concerns: Inner tubes 
Do any companies manufacture inner tubes for P215/50R17 90H tires? What can you tell me about them?

Tire Care and Wear  
I have a set of Good Year Comfort Tread on my 93 Lincoln TC that was installed back in 2007. They ride very smooth (not cheap though) and handling …

Tire Concerns: Road hazard insurance 
I took my car to the dealership for inspection and they told me one tire would not pass inspection because it had damage down to the cords. I went back …

Dirt track racing tires  
I run in a class which has to be American made, front wheel drive, and nothing over a 3.8 motor. The driver steers and the passenger runs the gas. I'm …

Tire Concerns: What is a flatheaded tire? 
My car was running fine when I put it on a car carrier on a move from Massachusetts to Chicago. When it arrived in Chicago 2 days later, as soon as …

Tire Concerns: How to contact the maker of Summit Tires 
How can I get in touch with the conpany that made Summit Trail Climber tires. I bought six of thes tires and one of them has bulges around the sidewall. …

Tire concens: replacing old roto tiller tires 
Need to replace Goodyear 4.0-7 I have a very old rototiller, 50 years with 3 HP Briggs and Stratton, rear hooks/tines. Runs Good. Need inner tubes …

Tire Age and DOT code 
I own a 2000 Chev Silverado 1500 Z71 4x4 with 11302 original miles. Firestone 265 70 R 16 tires. Garaged since new. I have been told by …

Tire Concerns: are the Michelin tires sold at Wal Mart the same as those sold at Michelin dealers 
A local dealer told me that Michelin tires sold at Wal Mart stores are made specifically to be sold at Wal Mart and are not the same quality as those sold …

Tire Concerns: Desert Driving 
I drive in Saudi Arabia on very hot road surfaces. My first set of Hankooks was fine. My second set has not been so good. Heat destroys the tires before …

trailer-tires 
I just purchased a 5x8 utility trailer which has 4.80x12's on it now. I am going to be hauling an 2004 Yamaha grizzly 660 on it it and was wondering if …

Defender Tires 
I am looking at buying some used "Defender SRX Plus 4" Tires. I can not find ANYTHING about these tires on the net. Maybe they are made by Kelly or …

Changing Tires on 4WD vehicle 
I have a Mercury Mountaineer 4WD. If I change one front tire is it necessary to change the other? Editorial Comment:   In general …

ATV Tires on Automobile wheels 
Can I use ATV tires on automotive rims? Will the bead seat properly? I am building a sand rail, and am having a hard time finding a good tire & wheel …

Tire Chains vs Studded Tires 
My concern is to know the pros and con of using chains versus studded tires. I live on a steep narrow road that can become almost impassable in the …

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Saxon Snowblazer Winter Tires 
What can you tell me about Saxon winter tires called snowblazers? Editorial Comment: Saxon Snowblazers seem to be a private brand of …

Unbranded or Bargain Tires 
What is the difference between unbranded tires and branded tires? There is a Firestone Winterforce unbranded for less money than a "branded" Firestone …

ATV tire mounting orientation 
What is the proper mounting direction for ATV tire tread. And, why. And, should the front and back be the same. You know how the tread on general-use …

treadwear rating on motorcycle tires 
Do motorcycle tires have treadwear ratings? Editorial Comment:   Treadwear rating are part of the UTQGS requirements of the US governments …

Finding & Reading DOT Code 
On my car I found the following DOT numbers, FK P5, I know FK means Michelin but what does means the P5? Editorial Comment: The second pair …

Motorcycle slicks vs dragster slicks 
What dangers are there in using motorcycle slick tires on a 4x4 drag car on the track ? Editorial Comment:   If you consider only …

Tire Matching 
Peoople are often concerned about matching tires. We receive questions like " My wife bought a Nissan Ultima with mis-matched tires on the front. The …

BF Goodrich employees are hard workers 
Do wages paid affect the quality of tires? I spent my summers working my way through college in a BF Goodrich plant. It was one, if not the …

A Twisted Tire Review Tale  
When I started looking for a tire review I could understand, I did what any savvy shopper would do. I went to a search engine and typed in ‘tire review’. …

Road Hazard Insurance for new tires 
I never pictured myself as the Minivan Mom. I thought they were ugly, bulky, gas-hogs that made anyone driving them invisible to everyone except the rugrats …

Tire Fraud 
Recently a TV story was broadcast about the "real-age of tires". What a shocking and very informative program it was! Did you know that just because …

Tire Pressure Issues 
In the fall of 1990 my husband and I were moving from the country into the big city of Buffalo, NY. I was 4 months pregnant & we stuffed all that we could …

Tire Wear on 5th Wheel RV Trailer 
What causes inside tire wear on 5th wheel RV trailers? Art, The typical cause of uneven tire wear on any kind of a vehicle is a problem with …

Woes of Retreaded Tires on Cars 
As a single mother of a very active middle school preteen, my car is vital. And of course the tires on my car were also extremely important, so one …

Murry Lawnmower Mudding Tires 
Where can I get 13 to 15 inch mudding tires for my murray lawnmower?

Forklift tires for custom trailer 
I'm designing a 100,000 pound capacity moving cart for a customer. Because of height requirement I want to use forklift tires. I'm thinking about using …

Replacing leased car tires 
I am currently leasing a 2005 VW Passat with tires that have only 36,000 miles on them. They need replacing according to the dealership. …

New Truck's All Terrain Tires Suck 
I bought an 08 truck over 50 Grand with a 250 dollar extra charge for All terrain tires. I am having to drive in 4x4 because the All Terrain Tires …

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